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How to Lower Blood Pressure for IgA Nephropathy Patients

How to Lower Blood Pressure for IgA Nephropathy PatientsHigh blood pressure is a common complication of IgA Nephropathy. It can make the kidney disease get worse. Without appropriate treatment for IgA Nephropathy, it can cause further increase in blood pressure. This is a vicious circle. How to lower blood pressure for IgA Nephropathy patients?

Healthy lifestyle

-Proper diet

IgA Nephropathy patients with high blood pressure should limit the intake of sodium, because it can further raise blood pressure. In order to reduce the workload of kidneys, they should also restrict the intake of protein and choose some high quality protein to eat. Moreover, they should limit fat intake. If their blood potassium level is not high, proper potassium intake helps lower blood pressure as well.

-Regular exercise

Exercise can improve blood circulation and reduce the production of cholesterol level. Besides, it can strengthen muscles, promote appetite, prevent constipation, improve sleeping quality, etc. What is more, it can lower blood pressure. But IgA Nephropathy patients should avoid strenuous exercise and choose some gentle activities, such as walking, jogging, tai chi, etc.

-Positive attitude

Tension, anger and some other unhealthy emotions can also cause high blood pressure. You should hold a positive attitude at any time. Chatting with someone, listening music or doing something you are interested in are all good for you to improve mood.

In addition, you should give up smoking and drinking alcohol.

Medical treatment

The most common used drugs for high blood pressure may be ACEI, ARB, CCB, Beta blockers and diuretics. They are helpful in lowering blood pressure. But once you stop the medicine or reduce its dosage, blood pressure increases again.

To treat high blood pressure from the root, you should repair the damaged kidneys. For IgA Nephropathy patients, their disease is associated with abnormal immune system. Immunotherapy can help you block abnormal immune reaction in the kidneys. It can also cleanse immune complexes and some other inflammatory factors from the blood so as to reduce inflammation. Moreover, it can strengthen immune system to help you fight against disease. When kidney function improves, blood pressure can be controlled very well.

Early treatment for high blood pressure is needed for you to prevent further kidney damage. There are also many other therapies for you to control IgA Nephropathy and its symptoms. If you would like some, please feel free to contact online doctor. All our service is free.

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